Vacancies at the API

    Tenure-track postion in exoplanetary research

    A tenure-track position for exoplanetary research is available at the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy (API) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). We are looking for a candidate with an exceptionally strong research program in the areas of extrasolar planets, exoplanet host stars, planetary formation and evolution. Both observational and theory/simulation experts are encouraged to apply.

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    Deadline: 1 February 2016
    Contact: Prof. C. Dominik ( and/or Dr. Jean-Michel Desert (

    Postdoctoral Research Associate in Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics

    We invite applications for an ERC-funded postdoctoral position to work on the fluid dynamics of neutron star atmospheres/oceans, to start in Fall 2016 or earlier. You will join a dedicated project group, working with faculty member Anna Watts, 1-2 additional postdoctoral researchers, and 2 PhD students.

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    Deadline: 31 January 2016
    Contact: Anna Watts (

    BinCosmos Postdoc/PhD in computational (stellar) astrophysics

    The BinCosmos group is advertising one position for a postdoc or a PhD to investigate mergers of binary systems with the evolutionary code MESA.

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    Deadline: 18 January 2016
    Contact: Selma E. de Mink (

    PhD positions at the API: Deadline has now passed

    The Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy (API) at the University of Amsterdam, invites applications for multiple PhD positions in a wide range of astronomy and astrophysics fields.

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    Deadline: 1 December 2015